orthophosphorous acid


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orthophosphorous acid

(ˌɔːθəʊˈfɒsfərəs)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white or yellowish hygroscopic crystalline dibasic acid. Formula: H3PO3. Also called: phosphorous acid
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Noun1.orthophosphorous acid - a clear or yellow monobasic acid (H3PO2)
oxyacid, oxygen acid - any acid that contains oxygen
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